Take Five With Chris Bell
Meet Chris Bell:
Guitarist, performer, educator, based in Austin, Texas.
Your sound and approach to music:
I'm far more interested in playing jazz on the guitar than I am in playing jazz guitar.
Your teaching approach:
I'm really trying to help my students hear what they play. To my ears, there are just too many players out there playing finger music.
The first Jazz album I bought was:
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue.
Desert Island picks:
Oscar Peterson, We Get Requests;
Hank Mobley, Soul Station;
Herbie Hancock, Takin' Off;
Grant Green, The Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark;
Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto, Getz-Gilberto.